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Hadogenes bicolor is a species of scorpion endemic to South Africa.


The legs, tail and chelicerae of H. bicolor are paler than the carapace, forming a marked colour contrast.

Distribution and ecology[]

Hadogenes bicolor is endemic to Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces, South Africa.[1] It lives only in rocky outcrops along the Drakensberg escarpment at altitudes of 1,200–2,000 metres (3,900–6,600 ft). It lives in crevices in dolerite and granite rocks in areas with an annual rainfall of 600–1,100 millimetres (24–43 in).